How to Install Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup on Ubuntu

Do you enjoy role-playing adventure video games? Then you might like to try out this open-source roguelike known as “Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup.” This game includes treasure hunting in dungeons that are surrounded by evil monsters in the adventure portion. You can even choose between the characters, and the game has tactical gameplay that never lets you get bored.

As this game is multiplatform and multiplayer, matchmaking takes a lot less time than a platform-specific game. If you are a Linux user and would like to play this game, then don’t worry and read this tutorial from beginning to end. In this tutorial, we have described everything on installing Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup on Ubuntu.

Here, we will explain the process to install Dungeons Crawl Stone Soup on your Ubuntu system:

First, add the official repository to your system by running the below command:

$ echo 'deb crawl 0.27' | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list

Now, install the DCSS signing key to your system through the following command:

$ wget -O - | sudo apt-key add -

After that, update the system through this command:

$ sudo apt-get update

In case you want to install the console version, then use the following command:

$ sudo apt-get install crawl

Use this command to install the tiles version:

$ sudo apt-get install crawl-tiles

Uninstall Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup

First, remove the Crawl package from the system through the below command:

$ sudo apt-get remove crawl

To remove Crawl with all dependencies, execute the below command:

$ sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove crawl

Use the below commands if you want to remove Crawl with all of its configuration files:

$ sudo apt-get purge crawl


$ sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove crawl


Dungeons Crawl Stone Soup is a great game to append your free time and enjoy it. You can use all your skills to build strategies and be a great player. We have covered both installing and uninstalling procedures so that you don’t require surfing the internet to uninstall it. If you found this tutorial useful, check out our official website, as we have a massive list of informative tutorials like this one.

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Prateek Jangid

A passionate Linux user for personal and professional reasons, always exploring what is new in the world of Linux and sharing with my readers.